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A Big Earth Day Sized Thank You!

Thank you to our volunteers, Carrie, Mary, Paul, Mike and Blanche Griffin, Mike Fickling, Mike Kruchoski, Lara Lovell and Tom Day for braving 25 mile per hour winds to talk about bees at the NM Beekeeper Association booth at La Montanita's Earth…


Posted by Info NM Beekeepers Association on April 29, 2014 at 10:53am

2014 North to South NM Pollinator Benefit Lecture Series: ONLINE REGISTRATION OPEN!

The Rocky  Mountain Survivor Queenbee Cooperative is pleased to present an extensive lecture series for NM enthusiasts. There are three renowned bee scientists participating in 7 lectures and 2 field practicums. 



Posted by Rocky Mountain Survivor Queenbee on April 9, 2014 at 8:29pm

You’re invited to send in your application for…

The Certified Beekeepers Apprentice Program

The Certified Beekeepers Apprentice program, new in 2014, is organized through the New Mexico Beekeepers Association in cooperation with the City of Albuquerque. This…


Posted by Mike Fickling on March 24, 2014 at 12:18pm

Mark Carroll's, USDA Research Entomologist, Presentations

Mark Carroll, Research Entomologist with the Carl Hayden Bee Research Center in Tucson, AZ has graciously shared his slides from his presentations at the 2014 NM Beekeepers Association Annual Meeting. …


Posted by Info NM Beekeepers Association on February 11, 2014 at 8:30pm


This can bee a hard time for a beekeeper. We watch as sometimes our strongest hives die, and weak ones survive and there is nothing we can do to change the whims of mother nature. Just remember how it was in late summer when the garden was going…


Posted by Mike Fickling on February 1, 2014 at 8:12am

North American Beekeeping Conference and Tradeshow - Bees on the Bayou, Recap

I just recently attended the American Beekeeping Federation conference “Bees on the Bayou,” as the New Mexico Delegate and wanted to share a slice of the information I learned from the talks I sat…

Posted by Jessie Brown on January 17, 2014 at 7:57pm


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The New Mexico Beekeepers Association is a non-profit organization of private beekeepers, commercial beekeepers, persons interested in promoting the importance of the honey bee in the environment, and businesses related to the honey industry. Representing all regions of New Mexico, the Association maintains a close affiliation with the State of New Mexico's Department of Agriculture. Membership in the Association is open to all interested persons.


2014 Association Officers

President: Jessie Brown, president@nmbeekeepers.org

Vice President: Craig Noorlander, vicepresident@nmbeekeepers.org

Secretary: Mike Fickling, secretary@nmbeekeepers.org

Treasurer: D.J. Nickles, treasurer@nmbeekeepers.org


Phill Remick, memberatlarge1@nmbeekeepers.org

Taylor Horst, memberatlarge2@nmbeekeepers.org


Membership dues are $30 per year for a family, $15 for membership from July 1-Dec 31st. 

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Pollinator Workshop in Los Lunas at Los Lunas Plant Materials Center/ NMSU Agricultural Science Center

June 15, 2013 from 9am to 12pm
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May 11
Rob Shepler left a comment for Joel Fyock
"Hey, was that you son in the paper? Sweet!"
May 12, 2014
Kenneth Lee Henderson commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Wow, never thought of that. Now I wish I had ordered some black as well as natural."
May 11, 2014
Jeremy McK commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Hey one I know!  The black foundation is so you can see eggs in the bottom of the cells better."
May 11, 2014
Kenneth Lee Henderson commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"I'm ordering some equipment and noticed there is natural and black colored foundation available. Can anyone tell me the purpose of black foundation?"
May 11, 2014
Kenneth Lee Henderson commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Well, at least our Southern NM Beeks site seems to be working OK. Went with Ralph and checked out the Lonesome Dove bees Friday. The bees had moved into the house wall somewhere but after pulling (3) 4 foot wide pieces of siding and not finding the…"
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